Mac OS X < 10.4.5 Kernel Undocumented System Call Local DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security
issue.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 which is older
than version 10.4.5.

Mac OS X 10.4.5 contains a security fix for a local denial of service
vulnerability. A malicious local user may trigger the vulnerability by
invoking an undocumented system call.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f26343c2

Solution :

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.5 :
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/macosxupdate1045.html
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/macosxserver1045.html

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20911 (macosx_10_4_5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16654

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0382